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How can we identify imposter phenomenon?

Do you ever feel like you aren’t good enough for the job you have, and any success you experience is due to luck? Does this affect your work performance or have long-term consequences for your career?

Contributor: Professors Helena Gonzalez-Gomez, NEOMA Business School, and Sarah Hudson - Rennes School of Business. | Published: 28 October 2021

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Vital board support under threat as governance professionals at risk of burnout

According to a poll by The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland and governance recruitment specialist The Core Partnership, 82% of company secretaries have seen their workloads increase since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, with 49% stating that their workloads have increased significantly. Despite this, the permanent headcount in secretariat teams has only increased for 24% of company secretarial departments, which suggests a shortfall in the volume of talent required to deliver for organisations.

Contributor: Maria Brookes, - ICSA: The Chartered Governance Institute | Published: 6 July 2021

Employers are setting up managers to fail

Managers are on the front line of delivering for the business. But do those new to management get the support and training they need?

Contributor: Wayne Clarke, Founder - World Class Manager | Published: 19 March 2021

Could you spot the traits of narcissism?

Have you ever had the feeling that some of your colleagues are working only for them and not for the company or for the team? If your answer is yes, then it is possible that you are working with a narcissist.

Contributor: Professor Birgit Schyns | Published: 18 November 2020

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Lack of strategic focus on technology at board level, poll finds

A poll from ICSA: The Governance Institute and recruitment specialist The Core Partnership reveals that just 51 percent of boards understand the challenges and opportunities that data and technology present to their organisations.

Contributor: Peter Swabey | Published: 6 January 2019

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Asset managers have three years to launch their own ETFs or they will be too late

UK asset managers have three years to launch ETF strategies or else they run the risk of failing to get new products off the ground, HANetf has said. As the UK and Europe’s asset management industries continue to follow the path set in the US, ETF growth is outstripping mutual funds, with flows far in excess of sales of legacy products.

Contributor: Hector McNeil | Published: 29 August 2018

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Senior management are the least trusted in the workplace

A new study of 2,000 UK employees has revealed that senior management are in fact the least trusted in the workplace - with only 16 percent trusting this group. ‘Better communication’ and ‘regular catch ups’ were factors considered key for management to improve trust.

Contributor: Renford Nelson | Published: 14 August 2018

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One in four British managers would take a pay cut for purpose-led job

The purpose-pay cheque debate has been reignited this week, with new research revealing that more than a quarter of managers (27%) in British companies would likely accept a salary cut to work for a company that has a clear purpose beyond profit.

Contributor: Liz Ellis | Published: 30 April 2018